12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA
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AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA

Part No. U1-3 Warranty Details  
$49.99
Core Charge: $10.00
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Fit of this part varies by vehicle & equipment specs Type of Fit

Autocraft Lawn & Garden Pro batteries are designed for the increasing powering needs of your lawn tractor and utility vehicles. Providing more than 2X the power of basic Lawn and Garden batteries for todays increased horsepower engines. This high power Lawn & Garden battery provides superior performance in all seasons serving lawn mowers, lawn and garden tractors, small tractors, loaders, backhoes, 4-wheelers, generators, and commercial walk-behind lawnmowers. PLUS, let us recycle your old battery for FREE and take advantage of our FREE battery testing.Order your Autocraft Lawn & Garden battery replacement today. Enjoy reliable starting power with no maintenance. You can also shop Advance Auto Parts for lawn & garden engine Oil, Filters, Belts and Spark Plugs.

Product Features:
  • High plate count provides the highest level of performance with more than 2X the power of the basic battery
  • The tin-calcium lead alloy reduces water loss, resulting in a convenient maintenance-free design
  • Special envelope separators protect all sides of the plates, preventing internal shorting and providing superior cranking capacity
  • The Solidium weld system secures the connection between plates and internal connectors, providing consistent battery cranking power
  • 3 month free replacement warranty
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Battery Type:Lead Acid
BCI Group Size:U1
Cold Cranking Amps:340 amps
Cranking Amps:375 amps
Deep Cycle/Starting:Starting
Height:7 5/16 in
Length:7 3/4 in
Maintenance Free:Yes
Terminal Type:Top Terminal
Voltage:12 v
Weight:17 lbs
Width:5 13/16 in

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AutoCraft Lawn & Garden12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA
 
4.1

(based on 229 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (122)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (30)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Can withstand use (68)
  • Improves performance (51)
  • Versatile (21)
  • Good power output (7)
  • Improves comfort (5)

Cons

  • Poor value (11)
  • Not functional (8)

Best Uses

  • Lawn tractor (22)
  • Lawn mower (18)
  • Garage (14)
  • Riding mower (9)
  • Mower (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (45), Auto enthusiast (42), Casual driver (32), Truck enthusiast (18), Homeowner (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Strong Lawn & Garden Battery

Lawn and Garden Battery by Autocraft.

These small engine lawn and garden batteries by Autocraft are a cost effective solution to your aging lawn tractor battery. These batteries are almost maintenance...Read complete review

Lawn and Garden Battery by Autocraft.

These small engine lawn and garden batteries by Autocraft are a cost effective solution to your aging lawn tractor battery. These batteries are almost maintenance free. 300 cold cranking amps should make starting quicker and put less a strain on your starter. These batteries are fully charged and ready to be installed right from the store. A fresh battery will put less a strain on your entire electrical system. They are designed to prevent internal shorts from all the harsh vibrations and rough conditions presented by lawn and garden equipment.
You may want to purchase a small packet of battery terminal protector for use when you install your new battery.
I have also used these batteries in simple low amp hour appliances as a backup or replacement.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Generic Tractor Battery

The generic tractor battery was priced within range and because of the website discount was 15% percent cheaper then buying from competitors.

The generic tractor battery was priced within range and because of the website discount was 15% percent cheaper then buying from competitors.

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5.0

Powerful battery

By 

from Rockville, MD

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

Great product, Store pick-up was NOT easy. The item was not pulled from the shelf waiting on me when I arrived even though I got an email saying it was ready for pick-up AND "I" had to locate the battery on the shelf, the clerk spent 5 minutes and was in the opposite end of the store. Horrible experience.

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3.0

Dont fit the 2011 Polaris RZR like it says it does!

By 

from Longmont Colorado

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Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

shows that it fits the Polaris RZR but it is way too big.

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1.0

Does not last < 2 years for me

By 

from Cincinnati, OH

Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

Manufactured 6/14 dead 5/16. No warranty, not even prorated. I park my mower in a shed, bring it in every fall and hook it up to a trickle charger till spring. I went with the higher CCA when I bought this over the cheaper one thinking it would last longer. I was wrong and Advance made more money. Would rate 0 stars if it would let me.

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3.0

Battery OK, Rebate Not OK

Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Value

    Best Uses

      Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

      Got battery to replace bad mower battery. New battery has good power. Can't speak to longevity yet. Battery came with $10.00 rebate. Rebate was very easy to process online but it came as an Advance Auto specific rebate, not a VISA card as is typical these days so rebate must be used at Advance Auto. I think that is very underhanded for Advance to do that. Also, the card cannot be used with online orders. This is a horrible way for Advance to do rebates and they need to change this ASAP!!!!!!!!

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      5.0

      This is the best most powerful mower battery made!!!

      By 

      from Nashville, TN

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Performance

      Cons

      • No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mower

      Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

      Before not sure if my mower would crank. Had the Die Hard battery in mower for 2 1/2 years and then it died. I can already tell this battery is Awesome as the AutoCraft battery I just also had installed in my Jetta. You guys even installed it for me. I buy all my auto needs at Advanced Auto. Thanks guys I can always depend on you!

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      5.0

      Working Great!

      By 

      from Southwest Michigan

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      Pros

      • Working Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

          Had to ream out one of the connector holes but otherwise easy to install.

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          4.0

          battery lawn mower

          By 

          from ashland,oh

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Improves Performance

          Cons

          • Not Functional

          Best Uses

          • Car
          • Garage

          Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

          part was ready. the core charge was off immediately discount was great .battery seems to be very strong and improved the performance of the electric clutch.salespeople very ggod

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          1.0

          reviewed

          By 

          from Oswego ny

          About Me Mechanic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Versatile

          Cons

          • I Can't Write A Review No
          • I Purchased Online And We
          • Not Functional

          Best Uses

          • Garage

          Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

          First off I can only write a limited number of words in your "Add your own" box and it locks down on me. I bought two batteries online because the purchasing card I wanted to use was not with me at the time and when I called the store the counterperson said I need to have the card to make the sale at the counter. I did have all the card information and purchase at many places just with the number. I asked the counterperson " if a card won't swipe at the counter the clerk takes the card and manually enters the number and the sales go through. You can't do that? "" Nope "was the answer you must have the card. With that said I purchased the two batteries on line and then 45 minutes later with a copy of the transaction in hand I went to the store to pick up the batteries. The store had no information on the sale and said it was the computer network being slow and it takes a while. That may be true but I needed a battery right then so I purchased one with another card not my business card which makes it inconvenient from an accounting standpoint but I had people waiting for me. I went back the next day and the purchase had processed thru. I find it hard to believe I can purchase online just dumping the credit card numbers in the form but can't take the card numbers to the store when there are security cameras filming the activity and I can provide multiple forms of ID. If all that was told to me is true Advance has a very antiquated system. I won't do that again because the other parts store in town takes my credit card number.

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          5.0

          excellent battery

          By 

          from simpson pa

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          Level 3

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Improves Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

              excellent, ordered on line pick up was fast . installed in tractor fired up np problem, eould recommend this battery

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              4.0

              quick exchange

              By 

              from Kathleen, ga.

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Can Withstand Use
              • Improves Comfort
              • Improves Performance
              • Light Weight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Riding Lawn Mower

                Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA:

                easy installation and fast transaction at the counter to return the core and pick up the battery

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                • Q:

                  What lawn mowers will this battery fit?
                  Asked on 7/14/2016 by Susie

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Susie, happy to assist you! This AutoCraft Lawn&Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA (Part No. U1-3) is not application specific. You would have to match the one with its specifications or please provide us with the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                    Answered on 7/15/2016 by Steve from AAP
                • Q:

                  does the this battery require adding water.
                  Asked on 6/1/2016 by None from NC

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    No, this AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Battery - Part No. U1-3 is a maintenance-free battery, eliminating the need to add water.

                    Answered on 6/1/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                • Q:

                  Will this battery replace my diehard part # 725-05090?
                  Asked on 4/23/2016 by Kathy

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hi Kathy! I can only look them up by a vehicle. To give you the correct information I would need the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                    Answered on 4/24/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                • Q:

                  Is this battery a suitable replacement for my Sears lawn tractor (P/N: 917.28851(0))?

                  The Die-Hard battery's P/N is:163465. The physical dimensions are identical. Electrical specifications show that the Autocraft battery is rated at about 100 CCA > than the Die Hard which doesn't bother me a bit....Thanks In "Advance," Paul T
                  Asked on 1/2/2016 by Paul T from North Adams, Ma

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Paul, I'm glad to assist you. This AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA (Part No. U1-3) is not an exact replacement for your Die-Hard battery P/N:163465. If you use a battery with higher CCA rating may cause premature alternator failure. The exact battery for your Sears lawn tractor is currently unavailable online.

                    Answered on 1/5/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                • Q:

                  will this battery replace Toro 105-1692 in Z5035 mower
                  Asked on 10/19/2015 by toro owner

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Sorry, this AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1, 340 CCA (Part No. U1-3) is not an exact replacement for the Toro 105-1692 battery. The exact replacement battery for your vehicle is currently unavailable online.

                    Answered on 10/20/2015 by Solomon
                • Q:

                  When charging this battery do you use 12volt 6 amp rate or 12 volt 2 amp rate?
                  Asked on 6/14/2015 by Gerald

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Happy to help you with your question Gerald! When charging a lawn & garden battery is it recommended to charge at the 2 amp rate.

                    Answered on 6/16/2015 by Panda from AAP
                • Q:

                  Battery U1,340 CCA. On-line ad says that the battery is 'maintenance-free. Nowhere on the battery labels or in store display from Autocraft does it say 'maintenance-free'. The store employees where unsure. The battery does have the water-well covers. Is it totally 'maintenance-free'?
                  Asked on 6/12/2015 by Bill

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Bill! The battery is a maintenance free battery; it does have the caps on the top but it is not designed to be opened to "maintain" it. If the fluid level is low due to lost acid, or damage water should not be added because the electrolyte levels will be unbalanced.

                    Answered on 6/14/2015 by Panda from AAP
                • Q:

                  Will this battery fit my Huskvarna zero turn RZ 54/24?
                  Asked on 6/6/2015 by Lucky from Dunnellon FL

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Happy to help Lucky! In order for use to find a battery that will work for your application please provide us with the model number of the current battery so that we can cross reference our selection.

                    Answered on 6/10/2015 by Panda from AAP
                • Q:

                  Can this battery be used in a power chair? I have a Pride chair TSS300. It uses 2 batteries. I can't call them because they are out of business.
                  Asked on 4/20/2015 by muffin from rochester, wa

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Happy to answer your question Muffin! From the research I did your Pride Chair TSS300 took a U1-35 battery. Comparing it to our U1-3 it shows to be compatible, same dimensions and same terminal positions so it should be compatible with your chair.

                    Answered on 4/21/2015 by Panda from AAP
                • Q:

                  How long is the warranty?
                  Asked on 4/16/2015 by Tom

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hi Tom, I'm glad to assist you! This AutoCraft Lawn & Garden Battery- Part No. U1-3 has 3 months free replacement warranty.

                    Answered on 4/17/2015 by Solomon
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